Best Practices in Microlearning

| April 1, 2019

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Today’s workplace is saturated with diverse ways of thinking, working, and communicating. Traditional corporate functionalities are being challenged every day by employees who are pushing organizations toward creating a more dynamic and flexible work environment in which they personally feel valued and invested. Many chief learning officers (CLOs) and learning and development leaders train employees the same ways they always have: through lengthy, classroom onboarding programs or via time-consuming, generic eLearning modules that don’t hold employees’ attention.

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Pinnacle Education

Pinnacle Education, Inc. was founded in 1995, by Dr. Michael Matwick, as an educational development program for students struggling in the traditional high school setting. Our goal is to provide computer-assisted instruction with social skill training and workplace development. In 1998, Pinnacle Education became the first charter school in Arizona and opened a second high school in the East Valley. After only one year, the success of the program, and growth of the student body prompted Pinnacle Education to open additional schools and to offer its unique education via the Internet. Pinnacle Education, Inc. is fully accredited by both CITA and NCA. Today, Pinnacle Education continues to operate five brick-and-mortar schools while providing high school education to more than 10,000 students virtually each year and has expanded its business to include education services to schools and school districts across the United States.

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF STEM EDUCATION

Article | April 6, 2020

If you’re concerned that STEM is taking up too much classroom time, consider this: STEM permeates the curriculum in ways subjects taught in isolation can’t. STEM also teaches the skills students need for success beyond their formal education. Teachers know that they have to take advantage of every minute of instructional time they can get with students. STEM programs, with their integrated lessons, seem to usurp a considerable amount of instructional time. That can lead to arguments about pulling kids away from traditional subjects like science and math.

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Elon Musk: Universities Are For Entertainment Not For Learning

Article | April 3, 2020

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Review: The Samsung Flip 2 Makes Classroom Collaboration Easy

Article | March 30, 2020

The Flip 2 interactive display, the latest addition to Samsung’s Flip displays, combines the best features of paper flip charts without their inherent drawbacks. The display supports collaboration by allowing students and teachers to sync their personal devices with the Flip 2 for real-time content sharing and control. Can your paper flip chart do that? With the Flip 2, teachers can creatively engage students in lessons. Up to four people can simultaneously write on the screen. Drawings can be easily erased with a finger or swipe of the palm.

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Pinnacle Education

Pinnacle Education, Inc. was founded in 1995, by Dr. Michael Matwick, as an educational development program for students struggling in the traditional high school setting. Our goal is to provide computer-assisted instruction with social skill training and workplace development. In 1998, Pinnacle Education became the first charter school in Arizona and opened a second high school in the East Valley. After only one year, the success of the program, and growth of the student body prompted Pinnacle Education to open additional schools and to offer its unique education via the Internet. Pinnacle Education, Inc. is fully accredited by both CITA and NCA. Today, Pinnacle Education continues to operate five brick-and-mortar schools while providing high school education to more than 10,000 students virtually each year and has expanded its business to include education services to schools and school districts across the United States.

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